On Wednesday, February 13, 2008, Dr. Talal Asad gave a timely, relevant lecture on violence in contemporary culture at Paley Library’s Lecture Hall. Asad, an influential anthropologist who has impacted anthropology, history, religious. area studies and other disciplines, spoke to a standing room only crowd.
To make this important event available to the widest possible audience, Temple University Libraries, the Center for Humanities and the General Education Program, sponsors of this event, are pleased to make a video recording of Asad’s lecture available on Temple University’s iTunes U (link will open iTunes, you must have iTunes to view the video). If you were unable to attend the event, this is an opportunity to share in the experience. In the image below, Dr. Asad takes questions from the audience.
(Click on the image to open iTunes and view the video.) Note that you must have iTunes software installed on your computer in order to use iTunes U. Feel free to direct any comments to Nicole Restaino, Library Communications Manager, at . Visit our Library Events Blog to find out about upcoming lectures, programs, and events offered by the Temple University Libraries.